Congressional lawmakers want commitment to health in East Palestine | Ohio | thecentersquare.com

Josh Shapiro’s proposed Pa. State Police fund saves road dollars but raises accountability concerns | WITF

Pa. Department of Education launches disability-inclusive curriculum pilot program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Lawmaker introduces bill to 100% transition Pennsylvania to renewable energy (abc27.com)

Pennsylvania bill would cover majority of costs for high school AP exams (abc27.com)

Pa. lawmaker’s bill would incentivize businesses to try 4-day work weeks | Pennsylvania News | wfmz.com

PA drops Bucks County nearly $11M in March grants | The Bucks County Herald

New Push To Let Pa. Voters Decide State’s Minimum Wage – The Keystone (keystonenewsroom.com)


Apple joins layoffs club in the tech industry | Business News | wfmz.com

Wall Street dips, snaps win streak after weak economic data | Business News | wfmz.com

Five Guys to open new Lehigh Valley restaurant next week | Eat, Sip, Shop | wfmz.com

Former Team USA soccer stars successfully bring women’s pro team to the Bay Area – Delco Times

Instant Videos Could Represent the Next Leap in A.I. Technology – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

For Lower-Income Students, Big Tech Internships Can Be Hard to Get – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Workers on medical and maternity leave are getting laid off, and yes it’s legal : NPR

Robotaxis aim to take San Francisco on ride into the future | AP News


Appeals court affirms conviction of Pa. woman accused of badly mistreating child – pennlive.com

Pa. resident fires shots at police while inside a burning home: reports – pennlive.com

Troopers fatally shooting Pa. man who had killed 3 likely saved other lives, DA says – pennlive.com

Cruise passenger falls off balcony, dies after ship leaves Florida (abc27.com)

Man gets 5 years after Philadelphia police car set afire in 2020 protests (mcall.com)

A year after Erie High shooting, DA, defense in plea talks for teen (goerie.com)


Pa. Department of Education launches disability-inclusive curriculum pilot program – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Allen High School teachers say principal creating toxic workplace, putting student education at risk (mcall.com)

EASD considering tax increase to balance 2023-24 budget | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Easton directors review high school building upgrades starting at $204M | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Greater Johnstown School District transgender policy gains national attention | News | tribdem.com

Penn names Sophia Z. Lee as first female law school dean in 170-plus year history (inquirer.com)


PA Senate Makes National Dems’ 2024 Target List – DV Journal (delawarevalleyjournal.com)

Supporters hope Pa.’s new legislature will embrace open primaries, but at least one big hurdle remains | PA Power and Policy | lancasteronline.com

Legal wrangling delays mail ballots for Allegheny County’s May 16 primary – Pittsburgh Union Progress


Storms, strong winds could roll into central Pa. Wednesday – pennlive.com

Severe storms including hail, tornadoes hit Midwest, South | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

Risk of severe storms persists from Texas to Great Lakes | National News | lancasteronline.com


PennDOT submits Scranton-NYC route application to rail administration (poconorecord.com)

Cities will get nearly $200M in grants for pipeline upgrades | TribLIVE.com


Pa.’s new 5-year plan aims to boost public health | Wednesday Morning Coffee – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Raincoats, Exercise Gear, School Uniforms: Are your clothes dripping in ‘Forever Chemicals’? – Pennsylvania Capital-Star (penncapital-star.com)

Burnout Levels High Among U.S. Health Care Workers | Health | wfmz.com

Food security, affordable housing among priorities: State health plan mirrors local assessment | News | tribdem.com

Candida auris, drug-resistant fungus, found in Erie County facility (goerie.com)

FDA to Allow a Second Updated Covid Booster for Seniors and the Immunocompromised – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Temple Health overhaul of CTCA campus continue with opening of OB/GYN practice – Philadelphia Business Journal (bizjournals.com)

State News

Governor Shapiro speaks at Pa. Farm Bureau’s annual luncheon (abc27.com)

Pa. governor makes pit stop at Lancaster Fire Department. (wgal.com)

Shapiro touts plan for non-college career training at WBACTC career fair | Times Leader

Shapiro tells farm leaders he wants to elevate battle against bird flu – pennlive.com

Casey delivers $1 million to UNC for South Scranton project | News | thetimes-tribune.com

Bethlehem hears recommendations for $1.9M in federal grant funds, resident concerns | Lehigh Valley Regional News | wfmz.com

Luzerne County releases non-union pay raise report | Times Leader

A rural Pennsylvania hospital closed after more than a century (inquirer.com)

Senate Bill Could Help Protect Clients From Bad Guardians | ThinkAdvisor

Pa senator urges continued coverage of at-home covid tests (msn.com)

Gov. Shapiro discusses importance of trade careers (msn.com)

Trump charged: Legal expert, Allegheny Co. politicians weigh in (wtae.com)

Fresh Out of Walter Reed, CBS Asks Fetterman About Presidential Aspirations | GOPUSA

Eye on the Capitol: How Casey, Fetterman, Kelly voted last week | Local News | ncnewsonline.com

National News

Donald Trump has been charged with 34 felonies | WITF

READ: Trump indictment and statement of facts | ABC27

Trump, back home at Mar-a-Lago, condemns charges against him (dailylocal.com)

Democrats’ choice wins key Wisconsin Supreme Court race | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

SpaghettiOs releases new flavor aimed at millennials | ABC27

US flies nuclear-capable bombers amid tensions with N. Korea | Ap-top-news | wfmz.com

Johnson elected Chicago mayor in victory for progressives | National News | lancasteronline.com

Biden offers $450M for clean energy projects at coal mines | Nation & World Business | lancasteronline.com

U.S. Announces Another $2.6 Billion in Aid to Ukraine – The New York Times (nytimes.com)

Hawaii’s lawmakers mull fees for ecotourism crush : NPR

Johnson & Johnson proposes paying $8.9 billion to settle talcum powder lawsuits : NPR

Local News

 New Wawa, ice cream shop, furniture store and 20 other projects planned for central Pa. – pennlive.com

Central Pa. post office dedicated in honor of Pa. World War II veteran, massacre survivor – pennlive.com

‘Pothole Patrol’ starts route through Harrisburg (abc27.com)

Construction to resume on Interstate 83 near Harrisburg (abc27.com)

Harrisburg Sheetz to be demolished ahead of redevelopment (abc27.com)


‘Helicopter Easter Egg Hunt’ happening in Murrysville this weekend – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Residents fired up after Bellevue Borough Council decertifies volunteer fire department – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

City approves plans for Pitt’s Victory Heights arena and sports complex – CBS Pittsburgh (cbsnews.com)

Pitt’s new chancellor will receive a $950,000 salary. Experts say that’s the ‘new normal’ for college leaders. | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Derek Green has a family-focused approach to running for mayor of Philadelphia – City & State Pennsylvania (cityandstatepa.com)

Phillies unveil what’s new for fans at Citizens Bank Park (mcall.com)

Philadelphia DA’s Office releases report on girls in juvenile justice system | Local News | phillytrib.com

Report outlines next Philly mayor’s education priorities | Mayorsrace | phillytrib.com